Current Openings for Locals and Visitors

Let’s GO Local!

 Welcome to Pennsylvania’s Americana Region! We’re excited for your help in rebuilding Berks County as you eat, play, shop and stay locally. Let’s all cheer on our businesses. Let’s GO Local!  For your convenience, we have compiled a list of resources and frequently asked questions about traveling in Berks County. Find them listed below.

When you visit Pennsylvania’s Americana Region, or if you are a resident of Berks County, please know your safety and well-being is our highest priority. We promote responsible travel and ask our guests and community to follow the latest medical guidance around the pandemic. As new information about the coronavirus and your safety becomes available, we will do our best to keep you up-to-date.

Effective Monday, May 31, 2021 at 12:01 AM, we are lifting COVID mitigation orders. The masking order will be lifted when 70% of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated.

According to the CDC, there are several activities that fully vaccinated people can resume now without wearing a mask, as low risk to themselves, while being mindful of the potential risk of transmitting the virus to others. Learn more.

 

Plan a Trip to Pennsylvania's Americana Region

Pennsylvania’s Americana Region is a drive-in destination. That means you can plan your trip around your schedule, not the availability of a flight, or a train’s timetable. Before you arrive, we suggest you explore our website, learn about our history and culture, and order a free visitors guide. Looking for some inspiration? Read our Blog, view the Calendar of Events for activities scheduled for later this year, or check out our Road Trip Itineraries. We’re here to help, so call us with questions and concerns.
We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Let's Go Local!

Calling all Berks County residents! We need your help! Join us in our Let’s Go Local campaign, a county-wide effort to support local businesses by staying and playing locally.

Everyone has been affected in some way by the pandemic, especially restaurants, attractions and small, locally-owned shops and businesses. Now, as these locations open their doors for business, let them know you missed them by spending money in their locations.

Sure, the ease of ordering items online is hard to resist, especially with the threat of the pandemic still looming. However, area businesses are committed to following federal, state, and local protocols to keep you and their employees safe. They are eager to welcome you back, and put their staffs to work.

So remember, before you buy a gift, plan a day away, book a hotel room or campsite, or pick a place to meet a friend, consider what we have right here in Pennsylvania’s Americana’s Region. When local businesses succeed, we all succeed. Let’s Go Local and get Berks County businesses back on their feet!

Looking for ways to spend time in Berks County? Check out our Road Trip Itineraries.

 

Must I Wear a Mask?

In Pennsylvania, masks are required indoors and outdoors if you’re away from your home.

The masking order will be lifted when 70% of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated.

According to the CDC, there are several activities that fully vaccinated people can resume now without wearing a mask, as low risk to themselves, while being mindful of the potential risk of transmitting the virus to others. Learn more.

 

Opportunities for Outdoor Recreation with Social Distancing

Our parks, trails, and waterways offer plenty of places to spread out and enjoy outdoor recreation in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region. Remember, when visiting these locations, social distancing and mask protocols are still in place. If a park or outdoor area seems crowded, look for a less crowded place – we have plenty of outdoor venues. Carry hand sanitizer and use it frequently in public areas. 

Effective Monday, May 31, 2021 at 12:01 AM, we are lifting COVID mitigation orders. The masking order will be lifted when 70% of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated.

According to the CDC, there are several activities that fully vaccinated people can resume now without wearing a mask, as low risk to themselves, while being mindful of the potential risk of transmitting the virus to others. Learn more.

 

 

 

Are Restaurants & Bars Open?

Effective Monday, May 31, 2021 at 12:01 AM, all COVID-19 restrictions related to gatherings, restaurants, and other businesses will be lifted.

Face coverings are required in restaurants. Indoor dining at restaurants is at 50% capacity (75% for self-certified restaurants). Many locations offer outside dining as an additional option. However, takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery are often available, sometimes with a limited menu or hours of operation. Please check individual websites and social media channels to confirm hours of operation.

The masking order will remain in place until 70% of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated. In accordance with the CDC, fully vaccinated Pennsylvanians are not required to wear a mask during certain activities.

 

What Kind of Lodging is Available?

Hotels, B&Bs, and campgrounds across Pennsylvania’s Americana Region are open and ready to welcome guests. Properties may limit the number of rooms available to promote social distancing. Hotels must shut down dine-in restaurants, pools, fitness centers, spas, lobby spaces, and meeting rooms with new practices in place for cleaning and sanitization. Access our list of area lodging to understand what protocols the various properties have in place for your protection.

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